Sitename Details
Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
4 Little Tern (Off stone point DU ) 300 Sand Martin (Plus cudmore grove DU ) 12 Mediterranean Gull (Off cudmore grove DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Friday Wood

Friday Wood 13:30 to 16:00, Sunny warm
1 Red Kite (Over Miltary corrective training centre into wood) 2 Bullfinch (Calling birds) [Andrew Goodey]

Donyland Wood

Donyland Wood 11:15 to 13:15, Sunny warm
1 Hobby (Watched hawking for dragonflies just by weir lane) 2 Nuthatch [Andrew Goodey]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 06:30 to 08:45, Selected highlights
6 Cattle Egret (5 adults in breeding plumage and 1 juvenile) 1 Great White Egret 2 Bullfinch (Male and Female) 1 Oystercatcher 3 Mandarin Duck (Eclipse drakes) [Steve Grimwade]

Naze, The

Naze, The 12:00 to 15:00, Very hot - all sightings on beach towards Stone Point
26 Whimbrel (flying south in V formation and calling) 10 Bar-tailed Godwit (summer plumage) 25 Knot (summer plumage) 31 Sanderling (summer plumage) 11 Dunlin (summer plumage) 2 Mediterranean Gull 12 Sandwich Tern [Martin Richards]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 09:00 to 11:00, Selected highlights
1 Great White Egret 9 Spotted Redshank 2 Common Sandpiper 1 Green Sandpiper 4 Ruff 1 Water Rail 3 Bearded Tit 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Manor

Abberton Manor 06:30 to 08:45, Selected highlights
4 Spoonbill (2 adults and 2 juveniles) 6 Cattle Egret (5 adults in breeding plumage and 1 juvenile) 1 Great White Egret 2 Bullfinch (Male and Female) 1 Oystercatcher 3 Mandarin Duck (Eclipse drakes) [Steve Grimwade]

Thorndon CP (South)

Thorndon CP (South) 09:00 to 10:00, Sunny hot.
1 Buzzard 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Common Tern 2 Treecreeper (At least.) 4 Nuthatch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]